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Hong Kong unemployment hits 20-year record low, but experts say labour market is still under pressure
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 08:44

Hong Kong’s unemployment rate for the past three months reached a 20-year record low of 2.8 per cent, indicating a strong economic climate that ...

I’m not crying, but it’s emotional: Kitchee’s Krisztian Vadocz scoops four at Hong Kong Top Footballer Awards
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 22:49

Kitchee’s Krisztian Vadocz scooped a staggering four awards at this year’s Hong Kong Top Footballer Awards after a sensational history-mak...

Jailed former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho bribery trial: prosecutors ‘reject flats as surety, fearing China would interfere’
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 21:01

US prosecutors have apparently rejected former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping’s offer of two flats in the city as bail surety ahead of h...

Hong Kong pedestrian zone to be scrapped after more than 1,000 complaints about Mong Kok street performers
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 16:43

The days are numbered for one of Hong Kong’s busiest street performance areas after district councillors agreed to suspend a pedestrian precinct...

Flying saucers in Hong Kong, a serial bus sign thief and students paid to stay in school: headlines from four decades ago
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 14:50

Reports of flying saucers spotted in Hong Kong skies and British education officials paying students to stay in school instead of claiming a governmen...

Marco Fu gets his Sight Right with new techniques to galvanise his game amid vision problems
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 12:44

Snooker star Marco Fu Ka-chun, who is still battling eye problems after completing his 20th year as a professional, might have finally got his sight r...

Hong Kong Soccer Sevens ones to watch: Newcastle, West Ham, Brighton, Leicester, Rangers and Cagliari earmark top youngsters
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 08:56

The HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens is the biggest weekend in Hong Kong football and some of the brightest talents in youth football will be at Sports Road to...

Incest and necrophilia in the spotlight as law reform commission reviews Hong Kong’s list of sexual crimes 
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 06:55

Hong Kong’s Law Reform Commission has proposed new laws to make offences such as sex with a dead person a crime and for existing legislation on ...

How proptech is changing Hong Kong’s property industry
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 00:56

Proptech, the convergence of property and technology, is reshaping the way real estate is built, occupied, managed, transacted and recorded. Like the ...

A Chinese homebuyer’s ordeal to secure a home that she didn’t like
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 22:45

As a new homeowner, Jane Zhang feels little joy, frustrated that she had settled for a property she wasn’t keen on to avoid being further caught...

Robot makes ‘intelligent’ bricks that could reduce air conditioner usage – Hong Kong university lab’s breakthrough
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 20:50

If robots can lay bricks, one of the oldest building materials used by humans, why can’t they also make bricks? That was architect Christian La...

Hong Kong payroll study calls for lowest pay rise for frontline civil servants since 2010
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 18:47

Hong Kong’s frontline civil servants are set to receive the lowest pay rise in nearly 10 years despite a record government surplus if results of...

Construction labour squeeze propels Hong Kong into third spot among most expensive cities globally to build
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 16:45

Hong Kong’s construction labour costs have vaulted 25 per cent in the last 12 months, elevating the city into the third spot among the most expe...

Hong Kong journalist handcuffed and dragged into police van in Beijing while covering hearing of human rights lawyer Xie Yanyi
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 12:45

A Hong Kong video journalist was bloodied, handcuffed and dragged into a van by police in Beijing while trying to cover a hearing involving a human ri...

Microplastics in South China Sea at its highest levels, according to samples taken by Volvo Ocean Race crew member
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 08:53

Microplastic levels in the South China Sea were at their highest ever recorded during leg six of the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) with waters close to Hong ...

Asia’s priciest address on offer as five villas set for en bloc sale at The Peak, asking US$298 million
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 07:13

A luxury low rise development comprising five town houses at 3 Plunkett’s Road on The Peak, which have been held empty by the builder Tai Cheung...

Diego Forlan, the ‘witch’ who cast his spell on Hong Kong, points to powers of perseverance after Kitchee swansong
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 04:45

Eyes looking down at the turf, Diego Forlan swung his right leg and hoped for the best. Manchester United were 4-2 up against Israeli minnows Maccabi ...

On the fast track: Hongkongers and Vladimir Putin sign up for Fan ID at Russia World Cup
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 02:49

What does Russian president Vladimir Putin have in common with 1,500-odd Hong Kong citizens? They both successfully applied for their unique World Cup...

Arts programmes set the stage for future career opportunities at Canadian International School of Hong Kong
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 00:49

[Sponsored Article] Renowned for its robust academic programmes, the Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS) is equally proud of its visua...

Ng On-yee eyes men’s snooker tour – coach Wayne Griffiths says it’s the best way to improve her skills
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 22:48

Hong Kong’s Ng On-yee fought back from 3-1 down but narrowly failed to progress past her opening match in qualifying school for the main snooker...

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